Visual Arts Instructor

Job Description:

Attitudinal Healing Connection, Inc. is seeking a Visual Art Instructor for during and after school hours to work with students in elementary, middle, and/or high school. Instructors are responsible for organizing and maintaining the overall classroom environment; preparing supplies & materials and implementing curriculum; engaging, managing, and supporting students in a creative and positive classroom atmosphere. Students will learn 2D & 3D visual art skills with emphasis on literacy through storytelling. The arts integrated curriculum is based in themes of self-development & social justice linked to common core standards and/or stem.

Instructors are expected to display the following:

  • Ability to integrate ArtEsteem/Attitudinal Healing principles, concepts,
    and practices in the classroom through creative processes

  • Ability to provide students with individualized support as needed

  • Desire to effect change in the community to create critical thinkers for social consciousness

  • Environmental Awareness and ability to incorporate concepts into visual art curriculum

  • Knowledge of, or past experience in working with at-risk, diverse communities

  • Schedule: Varies – Part Time

  • Length of Position: August 2018-May 2019

  • Instructors are required to attend training/certification activities

  • Compensation $20-25/hr

Requirements:

  • 2 + years experience working with elementary, middle and/or high school students preferred

  • Drawing & Painting skills and the ability to teach students visual art skills

  • Knowledge of Color Theory, Common Core and Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) standards

  • Ability to teach students about design elements

  • Ability to develop comprehensive lesson plans

  • Must have strong classroom-management skills

  • Portfolio examples and references required

To apply contact
Eduardo Escobedo
eddie@ahc-oakland.org
with subject line “Visual Arts Instructor”